Complex Care SIG
- To develop a longitudinal research and quality improvement agenda relating to medically complex pediatric patients.
- To develop an education curriculum on complex care for resident, fellow and attending training that includes clinical practices guidelines.
- To explore solutions to common clinical and systems-based challenges of care delivery to medically complex patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
- To delineate which models of care are currently employed in caring for medically complex patients (e.g. medical home, dedicated inpatient services, consult services) and provide a forum to explore the benefits of these models and support for those interested in developing a specialized complex care program at their institution.
The Complex Care SIG had a well-attended meeting in Vancouver. Topics discussed included Models of Care for High Resource Utilizers, Education in Complex Care, Idenifitication of children with disabilities from administrative data, Development of a Complex Care Program registry and the Children's Hospital Association National Proposal for Children with Medical Complexity. If you are interested in learning more about the SIG, please contact Rishi Agrawal.
Current SIG Co-Chairs:
Rishi Agrawal, MD, MPH
East 65th Street at Lake Michigan
Chicago, IL 60649
Phone: (773) 256-5709
Jay Berry, MD, MPH
300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02130
Phone: (617) 522-1513
Carl Tapia, MD, MPH
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) 822-1542